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2014-09-09 08:28:16

Program Will Use Hockey to Train 1 Million Students in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Skills NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Hockey League Players' Association (NHLPA) and the National Hockey League (NHL(®)) today announced the launch of the NHL & NHLPA Future Goals(TM) Program, a major North American initiative that will bring interactive education opportunities to each of the 30 NHL team markets in the United States and Canada as well...

2011-04-06 06:00:00

...Proceeds will go towards purchasing AEDs for Canadian arenas & communities To view the Social Media Release, click here: http://smr.newswire.ca/en/heart-and-stroke-foundation/nhlpa-beard-a-thon-encourages-fans-to-join-players TORONTO, April 6 /PRNewswire/ - With the postseason beginning next week, many NHL players are set to support a great cause by growing out their playoff beards - and they want hockey fans to join them. The National Hockey League Players' Association...

2010-09-30 11:35:00

Free PSA Screenings and Prostate Cancer Awareness Activities to be Held at Select Games Throughout the NHL Season WASHINGTON, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One in every six men will be affected by prostate cancer. It's one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers in the U.S. - and this year alone - more than 32,000 fathers, grandfathers, brothers, uncles, and friends will lose their battle with prostate cancer. That's why ZERO -- The Project to End Prostate Cancer is honored to...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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